Events - Feb 16, 2018

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on one hand, the impact of ill...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Tattoo: An Exhibition

Tattoo: An Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1) Nov. 19-April 15. Did you that the history of tattoos goes back some 5,000 years?...

11/19/2017 - 04/15/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9-April 1 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Natural History Museum's elegant Gem and Mineral Hall will be shining more brightly...

12/09/2017 - 04/01/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 16-Oct. 31. Children have longed loved to pretend that they are driving fast cars. Sometimes, kids' toy cars are so cool...

12/16/2017 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Channel Island Harbor, Oxnard, CA

Whale watching season is back. A journey through the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary provides visitors with the unique opportunity to experience...

12/26/2017 - 04/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions

The Museum of Illusions, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-midnight, Jan. 1-March 2. You are not seeing things - there is a Museum of Illusions. Museum-goers becomes full-fledged participants in the paintings created...

01/01/2018 - 03/02/2018: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Downtown Disney, Anaheim, CA

9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 5-March 6. Experience Star Wars in an exciting new way. ILMxLAB and The VOID have created a revolutionary hyper-reality attraction Star Wars:...

01/05/2018 - 03/06/2018: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Rainforest Adventure Exhibit

Rainforest Adventure Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Get lost in an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests. Guests can pretend to be research assistants - complete with costumes, binoculars,...

01/20/2018 - 09/09/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lunar New Year Celebration           

Lunar New Year Celebration           

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Jan. 26-Feb. 18. California Adventure will throw its biggest Lunar New Year party ever with 24 days of celebrating the arrival of the...

01/26/2018 - 02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27-May 13. The first North American traveling exhibit for children inspired by Eric Carle's art, this play-and-learn experience takes visitors into...

01/27/2018 - 05/13/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Porsche Effect Exhibit

The Porsche Effect Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 3-Jan. 27, 2019. The Petersen Automotive Museum's new exhibit "The Porsche Effect" celebrates the worldwide impact of the car company's legendary...

02/03/2018 - 01/27/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Universal Studios Hollywood's Lunar New Year Celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood's Lunar New Year Celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

9 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 10, 24; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 11, 16, 22, 25; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 12, 20, 22; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb....

02/10/2018 - 02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Dreamscape Immersive presents "Alien Zoo"

Dreamscape Immersive presents "Alien Zoo"

Westfield Century City, Century City, CA

Dreamscape Immersive presents the public debut of Alien Zoo, a limited, one-month-only engagement immersive experience at Westfield Century City. Located in the Atrium Space in...

02/16/2018: All Day

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Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Reagan Library, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16-Aug. 19. While Genghis Khan has an age-old reputation of a conqueror and a barbarian, he also was a law-maker, democratizer, and...

02/16/2018 - 08/19/2018: 12:00 am

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2018 Lunar New Year Exhibit & Meditation

2018 Lunar New Year Exhibit & Meditation

Lu Mountain Temple, Rosemead, CA

The 10,000 Buddha Relics Collection includes sacred bones of Shakyamuni Buddha as well as tens of thousands of brightly colored crystals found in his ashes...

02/16/2018: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising NBA Stars Practice

Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising NBA Stars Practice

Verizon Up Arena at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Tipping off All-Star Weekend’s events, the NBA will offer fans the chance to see the league’s top first and second-year players prepare for that evening’s...

02/16/2018: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

FIDM Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Feb. 6-April 7. For the 26th year, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising’s museum honors the imagination and achievement of...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Batman ‘66 exhibit

Batman ‘66 exhibit

The Hollywood Museum, The Max Factor Building, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.– Sun. Jan. 12-March 24. The Hollywood Museum has an exhibit with real "bang!, pow!!" Its Batman exhibit salutes the ever-popular TV...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18-March 15. An homage to the late legendary Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, this exhibit features 50 Sunday and daily football-themed...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China Exhibition

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China Exhibition

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-May 27. This highly interactive exhibit presents the lives of four Chinese children in...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Friday Fun

Friday Fun

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, CA

This hands-on program for preschoolers (ages 3-6), and their parents or guardians, incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the the week's selected...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles Exhibit

How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles Exhibit

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Feb. 8-Aug. 26. The California African American Museum presents this exhibit which explores Los Angeles' religious history,...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Riverside County Fairgrounds, Indio, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Mon. noon-10 p.m. Tues.-Thur. Feb. 16-25. Make a date to go down to the Riverside County Fair. Besides an array of live...

02/16/2018 - 02/25/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Tall Ships Visit Ventura Harbor

Tall Ships Visit Ventura Harbor

Ventura Harbor, Ventura, CA

Visitors will have an opportunity to raise sails, sing sea shanties, and learn about life on tall ships when the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington...

02/16/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

02/16/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

02/16/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 9-March 18. This is not your grandmother’s quilt show! This juried exhibition features artwork spotlighting the best contemporary artists that...

02/16/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Stories of Almost Everyone Exhibit

Stories of Almost Everyone Exhibit

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Jan. 28-May 6. This group exhibition spotlights the work of more than 40 international artists...

02/16/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

02/16/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tet Festival 2017 - Presented By UVSA

Tet Festival 2017 - Presented By UVSA

OC Fair & Events Center, Costa Mesa, CA

Join us in celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, learning about Vietnamese culture, enjoying delicious food, and sharing laughter and smiles at the 36th annual UVSA Tet Festival!

02/16/2018 - 02/18/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Fowler Story Time

Fowler Story Time

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 16. Youngsters will learn about Brazil during the Fowler's Feb. 2 interactive storytime. The book 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in...

02/16/2018: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Ana Serrano: Homegrown Exhibition

Ana Serrano: Homegrown Exhibition

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Jan. 21-June 3. Museum guests can explore an immersive “garden” containing Ana Serrano's art. The Mexican-American artist using bright-colored walls and lively...

02/16/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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NBA Crossover

NBA Crossover

The Majestic, L.A., CA

noon-8 p.m. Feb. 16, 18; noon-6 p.m. Feb. 17. The NBA All-Stars are coming to the Staples Center on Feb. 18, and you can be...

02/16/2018 - 02/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 10-March 31. That Disney magic is in full effect in the...

02/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Guys & Dolls

Guys & Dolls

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m Feb. 16-17, 23, March 1-2; 1 p.m. Feb. 18, March 4; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 24, March 3; 6 p.m. Feb. 25....

02/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Sing-Along Cinema Screenings

Sing-Along Cinema Screenings

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada, CA

8 p.m. Feb. 16, 1 p.m. Feb. 17. The La Mirada Theatre offers a double bill of screenings for those who love to sing along...

02/16/2018 - 02/17/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-Feb. 25. Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera has just gotten kookier....

02/16/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Verizon Up Arena at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Some of the biggest stars from film, television, music and sports will take the court for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Ruffles. Come...

02/16/2018: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Tot Shabbat

Congregation Tikvat Jacob, Manhattan Beach, California

Tot Shabbat is a special Shabbat service designed for children ages 2-6. It includes songs, stories, music, and the traditional Jewish blessings geared to families...

02/16/2018: 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

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NBA's Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game

NBA's Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game

Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA

It's a USA versus the World format as the league's top rookies and second-year players compete in this unique game. For more info: www.axs.com/events/347248/mtn-dew-kickstart-rising-stars-game-tickets?skin=staples

02/16/2018: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Shark Lagoon Nights

Shark Lagoon Nights

Aqurium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

6-9 p.m. Fri. Jan. 19-March 9 (except Feb. 2) Spend your Friday nights hanging with the sharks. You can even have the opportunity to touch...

02/16/2018: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

The Hudson Backstage THeatre, Los Angeles, CA

This play tells the story about a family who decides to a take a trip from Flint, Michigan to the heart of the south, Birmingham,...

02/16/2018: 8:00 pm

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